Tag Archives: Surround

Simple Wooden Fireplace Surround Ideas

Simple fireplace surrounds combine understated appeal with the versatility to enhance a huge range of interiors. Some incorporate elements of historic fireplaces while others draw on modern design. This post gives examples of some of the most popular types of simple wooden … Continue reading

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Modern Fireplace in Homes & Gardens

How do you combine a home with an art gallery? Philip and Maria Arden, whose London townhouse is featured in Homes & Gardens (September issue, p.56-60), have the answer. With the help of interior designer Caroline Shasha they have created a … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Natural and Micro Marble Fireplaces?

Marble is the natural choice for anyone wanting a stone fireplace with a smooth, high-gloss finish. However, shoppers are often confused about the differences between natural and micro-grain marble fireplaces. This buyers guide explains the differences between the two types of … Continue reading

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Guide to Modern Wooden Fire Surrounds

Contemporary wooden fireplace surrounds broadly fall into two categories – updated versions of traditional designs which have a timeless appearance, and designs directly inspired by modern aesthetic movements such as minimalism. Although some modern fireplaces are made from solid wood, wood veneered … Continue reading

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How to Repair Dents in Wooden Fire Surrounds

A dent in a solid wooden fire surround can really mar its appearance, especially when it’s somewhere obvious like the mantel shelf. While specialist wood filler products are available, they simply don’t look right used in a dented fire surround when … Continue reading

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New – OER Wooden Fireplaces

At Stores Direct we’re always on the lookout for the best fireplaces for our customers. We have just added some top quality wooden fireplace packages made by Olde Englande Reproductions Ltd (OER)to our website, all available for delivery direct to … Continue reading

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Be Modern Marble Fireplaces – now with Smartsense Under-mantel Lighting

Those clever people at Be Modern have come up with a great way to enhance the appearance of their marble fireplaces. Be Modern are now offering the option of Smartsense under-mantel lighting with their most popular marble fireplace designs. Downlights … Continue reading

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